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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 107,000 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Thames-Sydenham and Region First Annual Progress Report

Thames-Sydenham and Region First Annual Progress Report

The Thames-Sydenham and Region was established as a result of the Walkerton water tragedy of 2000, which claimed the lives of 7 people and sickened over 2000. To protect municipal sources of drinking water, the Clean Water Act was passed in […]
No more camping spaces left at C.M. Wilson due to recent rains

No more camping spaces left at C.M. Wilson due to recent rains

While C.M. Wilson Conservation Area is currently open for day use, there is localized flooding in the Conservation Area due to recent excessive rainfall. There is approximately 12 inches of water on some of the campground’s lower sites. LTVCA staff are […]
“Stewardship Season has Arrived!” Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority Hits the Ground Running This Spring

“Stewardship Season has Arrived!” Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority Hits the Ground Running This Spring

LTVCA Watershed-wide – It’s a busy spring for our land stewardship staff across our watershed! Tree planting season is here and we have 39 reforestation projects planned throughout the Lower Thames watershed. Projects have received over $80, 000 in grants […]